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Bernie Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming site

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:27pm
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, facing a crowded field of Democratic contenders, has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers.
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Trump says he'll raise drug issue with China's Xi

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:23pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would raise the issue of the synthetic opioid fentanyl with Chinese President Xi Jinping at their upcoming meeting at the G20 summit in Japan.
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Pompeo says U.S. has done all it can to de-escalate Iran situation

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:08pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with local media in India on Wednesday that the United States had done everything it could to de-escalate tensions with Iran.
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Wall St. rises on tech gains, trade hopes

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:07pm
U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as gains in chipmaker Micron boosted the technology sector and comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks.
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Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S.

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:53am
Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:31am
Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the mayor confirmed on Tuesday after two sources told Reuters about the plans.
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House panel votes to subpoena Trump adviser Conway on Hatch Act

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 11:22am
The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 25-16 on Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing about her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees' political activity.
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Palestinians reject U.S. peace plan as Kushner keeps silent on political details

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:48am
Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's much-touted peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday, saying its framework for a trade and investment boost ignored their political aspirations for statehood.
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Cambodia translator jailed over 'fake news' sex trade documentary

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 10:46am
Rath Rott Mony worked on the documentary "My mother sold me", which officials called "fake news".
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Drowned migrants photo shows failure to tackle desperation, UNHCR says

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:37am
A photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border symbolizes the failure to deal with their desperation, the U.N. refugee agency said on Wednesday.
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Pope expresses 'immense sadness' at picture of drowned migrants in Rio Grande

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:37am
Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river after trying to cross into the United States, the Vatican said on Wednesday.
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IMF's Lagarde says Israel-Palestinian peace needed to draw lasting MidEast investment

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:29am
An Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is needed to bring lasting investment to the Middle East region, the International Monetary Fund's head said on Wednesday.
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Kushner will put out political plan for Mideast conflict at 'right time'

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:29am
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday the economic issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were solvable and he will put out a political plan when the time is right.
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Wall St. higher on tech boost, trade hopes

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:29am
U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's fueled optimism that the United States and China were close to striking a trade deal, while the tech sector was boosted by chipmaker Micron's upbeat results.
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Indian MP Mahua Moitra's 'rising fascism' speech wins plaudits

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 10:14am
Mahua Moitra warns of the "early signs of fascism" in India in her maiden speech, causing a sensation.
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U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S., China were close to trade deal: CNBC

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:11am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that the United States and China were close to a trade deal, CNBC reported.
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Trump says 'not talking boots on the ground' if action taken against Iran

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 10:02am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "not talking boots on the ground" should military action be necessary against Iran, and said any conflict would not last long.
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Chris Gayle: West Indies opener reverses ODI retirement decision

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 9:56am
West Indies' Chris Gayle reverses his ODI retirement - and says he may even play a Test for the first time in five years.
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Trump slams Iran's leaders, says U.S. in 'strong position'

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:31am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that any war between the United States and Iran would be swift, although he reiterated his desire to avoid a military confrontation even as he blasted Tehran's leaders.
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Trump says Fed should cut U.S. rates; Powell doing 'bad job'

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 9:22am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates so the United States can compete with countries that he said are devaluing their currencies.
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